Sanders crossed the finish line at 7:44:29 to become the fastest athlete ever to finish an Ironman-branded race.

Canada’s Lionel Sanders says that he had Marino Vanhoenacker’s world record on his radar heading into Sunday’s Ironman Arizona and makes the surprising announcement that he doesn’t plan to race in Kona next year. Sanders crossed the finish line at 7:44:29 to become the fastest athlete ever to finish an Ironman-branded race.

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